This is an analysis of the poem My Tasks Are Deeper Than That that begins with:

It is not from a core,
Heated with an ego......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aBC DED fdXcg DED gHHD CDIJ DED ddXek CDIJ iifhX kik CDIJ aBC DED gHHDX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 3,3,5,3,4,4,3,5,4,5,3,4,3,3,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 001001 100110 1101 1111011 10101 1111001 00111010 1101 1010010 111010 0101101 1111011 10101 1111001 00110111101 1111001101 10011 11010001 111001 100101 11010 11111 1111011 10101 1111001 01001 10110101 1010111 01111 111001 111001 100101 11010 11111 1101001010 0101011 000101010 1011 11100 0110111 0110100010 101001011 111001 100101 11010 11111 1001001 100110 1101 1111011 10101 1111001 000110111101 1111001101 10011 11010001 111011100010
  • Amount of stanzas: 15
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 101
  • Average number of words per stanza: 19
  • Amount of lines: 57
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    There are many three dots in the poem. Readers should think of the author's idea together with the pensive speaker.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; my, to, i are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words my, i are repeated.

If you write a school or university poetry essay, you should Include in your explanation of the poem:

  • summary of My Tasks Are Deeper Than That;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice!

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